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Samsung unveils Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, includes free Gear VR with pre-order

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Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today and announced that pre-orders for the new phones will include a Gear VR headset bundle.

The bundle includes six VR games, according to an Oculus blog post.

Last year, we called the Gear VR, which usually sells for $99.99 on it's own, "the first VR headset you should buy."

"The waiting game may have been hard, but the reward is a $99.99 headset that is comfortable, fully featured and ready to go with a variety of fun games, video content and things to explore."

HTC and Valve also announced the price of the Vive VR headset at the Mobile World Congress yesterday. The set-up, which includes two controllers, two base stations to track the user's movement in the room and games Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption, will sell for $799. That's $200 more than the Oculus Rift VR headset, which doesn't include its controllers.

Preorders for the HTC Vive begin on Feb. 29, with the first shipments arriving in April. The Oculus Rift will begin shipping units at the end of March.

If you're looking into picking up virtual reality headset make sure to check out our guide to the tech.

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